Senior Urban Transportation Planner

Salary and benefits

• Flexible schedules, paid overtime, and the possibility of banking overtime hours • RRSP • Comprehensive Benefit Plan • Sick leave and personal leave • Possibility of investing in a company profit-sharing plan • Adapted computer tools (remote computer access and smart phone) • Career path adapted to family needs • Social and environmental initiatives (becoming a member of the sustainable practices committee) • Orientation, mentoring, and learning in the work environment • Continuous training program • Career planning (Some of the above-mentioned benefits may vary according to employment status and job description. The masculine generic refers to both the masculine and feminine genders and is used for conciseness purposes only. Only applicants under consideration will be contacted further. CIMA+ applies the Equal Access Employment Program.)

Organization name



CIMA+ is currently seeking applications for an experienced Senior Urban Transportation Planner for our Calgary, Alberta office.  We are interested in qualified individuals with more than 20 years of progressive experience in the transportation planning field.  The successful candidate should have strong technical planning experience, superb interpersonal skills, and excel in written and verbal communication.

We are looking for a formidable individual who wants to be challenged and is ready to join a dynamic team that is rapidly expanding.  CIMA+ is a well-established, multidisciplinary, Canadian engineering firm with expanding operations in Western Canada.


  • Lead large multidisciplinary teams in conducting transportation planning studies including needs assessments, corridor reviews, corridor management, transportation master plans, access management, road network and functional plans for both urban and rural environments.
  • Supervise traffic engineering and operational studies including traffic impact studies, site plan reviews, parking studies and transit studies.
  • Lead the preparation of detailed functional and other plans by the engineering team, including project staging and traffic management plans.
  • Coordinate in-house support and sub consultant disciplines.
  • Train and mentor less-experienced employees.
  • Collaborate with other offices and sector groups.
  • Supervise the transportation planning/engineering component of specific projects, including guidance of technical staff, technical reviews and problem-solving.
  • Lead technical report writing, including preparation of public documents.
  • Prepare materials for, and present at, public meetings and open houses.
  • Present project findings to senior Client groups, including elected officials.
  • Lead project progress and technical meetings.
  • Manage project budgets/schedules and ensure adequate staff on-hand to execute projects.
  • Maintain Client liaison and meet Client requirements as per contractual agreements.
  • Support business development by maintaining existing Client relationships and establishing new ones.
  • Lead and/or support opportunity pursuits and preparation of technical proposals.
  • Representation at industry conferences.


  • A university degree in Civil Engineering, combined with a minimum of 20 years’ experience.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience in Alberta.
  • Licensed by the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) as a Professional Engineer (P. Eng.).
  • Experience working in a multidisciplinary team environment.
  • Experience and knowledge of a broad range of transportation planning studies, including transportation modelling.
  • Familiarity with the functional planning principles, as well as the relevant policies, processes and procedures of The City of Calgary and Alberta Transportation.
  • A strong command of English and high degree of comfort with public speaking.
  • Ability to travel on occasion.

How to Apply

Please apply online through our website:  https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CIMA&cws=6&rid=2255

Additional comments

CIMA+ is a multidisciplinary firm that specializes in engineering, project management, urban planning, new technologies, and the environment. We provide a full range of services in the sectors of urban infrastructure, civil engineering, environment, transportation, building, industry, energy and hydroelectricity, telecommunications, geomatics, and urban planning.

At CIMA+ our goal is to assemble high-quality teams, which is why we always hire experts who share and enhance our standards of excellence. Our experts work in engineering, project management, urban planning, new technologies, and sustainable development. At CIMA+ it will be up to you to improve an ever-changing world. You will be involved in projects where creativity and innovation are a prerequisite. At CIMA+, your actions matter.